Mentor-Editor Joonji Mdyogolo weighs in from Capetown, South Africa
Joonji Mdyogolo has been a newspaper and magazine journalist in South Africa for more than 10 years. She is currently living in the United States as a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow, a Fulbright program. Prior to that she was the deputy editor of O, The Oprah Magazine, South Africa. She has worked as an editor for Business in Africa and Blink magazine. She started her career, as a news reporter and copy editor, in South Africa’s major publishing house, Independent Newspapers. She also currently writes freelance for magazines and newspapers in her country. Here, she weighs in on why she’s an OEP mentor-editor!